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Feb 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
has sparked protests across the country. supporters flooded the streets of tunis and other cities. there are reports of barricades being erected in clashes with police. >> news of the assassination sparked protests in several tunisian cities. in the capital, thousands of angry protesters followed the ambulance carrying belaid's body. many blame the islamists, an accusation the party denies. >> people know that the criminals are directly linked to the head of the party. >> all these islamist organizations of terrorist grou. history is a witness. it is not possible to discuss, negotiate, or agree with terrorists. the government has no other choice but to resign. otherwise, the tunisian people will topple them. they must step down. >> belaid was gunned down outside his home on wednesday. he headed the secular left- leaning patriots party. his allies said the killing was calculated to cause civil unrest. >> these people want to turn tunisian into another somalia. they want to see a spiral of violence in our country. we will not fall for that. chokri will not be the last march. >> in a
PBS
Feb 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
at a fashion show in new york city. the show we're about to see is using a lot of japanese fabrics. the fashion show was held by a high end man's brand in new york. the man's shirt is priced at $290. like many other clothes in this boutique including pants and jackets, the shirt is made with japanese fabrics. fashion brands that use made in japan fabrics are on the rise in new york. >> i've learned about other japanese textiles and in doing that really began to understand why the japanese fabric is so good. >> reporter: japanese textile makers took part in an international trade show this january. many of them came from the areas in japan known for their textile industry. an advisor for the internal trade organization has been helping small fabric makers from japan promote their products in the u.s. japanese manufacturers have the ability to make high quality fabrics that are soft, yet durable and the lightest in the world. >> translator: we should emphasize the technology that only japan has. japanese fabrics are still competitive in the world. >> reporter: these fabrics are becom
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